What's on

There is always something to see and do in Sunderland; take part in our programme of events and festivals, many of which are free!

What's on today? What's on this week?

E.g., 15/08/2018
E.g., 15/08/2018
21/07/2018 to 02/09/2018
Dusty Duck is back for another adventure-packed summer of outdoor fun with Dusty’s Wildlife Rangers at WWT Washington Wetland Centre.   Children can grab their FREE Wildlife Ranger logbook on arrival...
26/07/2018 to 30/08/2018
Summer Sandcast - Hedgehog, House or Owl Create a glass shape using sand to make a mould. Thursday 26 & Monday 30 July Monday 6, 13, 20, 27 August Thursday 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 August 9.30 – 10.30 10...
27/07/2018 to 17/08/2018
Paint a Glass Postcard Take inspiration from the local area to design and use colourful paint pens to create a glass postcard Friday 27 July & Friday 17 August / 10.00 – 12.00 and 13.00 – 16.00...
31/07/2018 to 21/08/2018
Family Fusing Get together as a group to make a large fused glass panel.  Learn about the fusing process, discuss your ideas and draw a design for your collaborative project. Adults and children age...
01/08/2018 to 29/08/2018
Community sports festivals are being held across the city every Wednesday during the six week school holidays. As well as sports taster sessions provided by community sports clubs, a variety of other...
03/08/2018 to 01/09/2018
A celebration of the Tall Ships Race 2018 and the launch of an illustrated book by former Tall Ships trainee , Naomi Austin.
03/08/2018 to 07/09/2018
There is treasure to be had in the Bridges shopping centre this summer! The newly opened indoor beach has launched a hook-tastic competition alongside Sunderland Empire as the countdown to the...
04/08/2018 to 04/11/2018
Julie Cope’s Grand Tour: The Story of a Life by Grayson Perry 4 August - 4 November 2018 The exhibition shows two large-scale, colourful tapestries along with an audio recording of The Ballad of...

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Sunderland is home of the National Glass Centre - the only UK centre celebrating the history of glass making and providing a world focus for glass. The centre reopened in 2013 after undergoing a major refurbishment.

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